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religion. germany has more muslims than lebanon and twice as many mosques as the united states. young muslims here describe themselves as more religious than their parents in a country where few christians go to church. berlin is sometimes called the atheist capital of europe. but while religious freedom is shrined in the german constitution, public schools are required to offer christian religious instruction. leaders of muslim organizations are now demanding islamic religious instruction, as well, and tensions are growing. >> the number of people that don't want to live together with muslims, that don't want to have a mosque in their neighborhood, this number is rising. >> reporter: according to public opinion polls, the vast majority of germans associate islam with violence and terrorism, and they resent what they see as too many muslims sponging off the german welfare system. but the country's strong social safety net may be one reason why germany has not seen the kind of violence that scorched muslim neighborhoods in france a few years ago. young muslims there took to the streets
pillar of islais charity, we're obligated to give crity. >> reportr: in the united states, ripients include places such as gleaner's comunity food bank of southeasrn michigan. they paner with over 400 outlets in their netwk of feeding programs to diribute thousands of pounds of fron lamb meat donated byhe muslim community annually. > it's a high protein item, d it's certaiy the type of food product that we really likeo provide during the wint months where y get a nice, hardy meal out of thdonation. groups like the salvationrmy, the cabba & soup kitchen, the saint vcent de paul society, nd different feeding program around towwill be able to enjoy this blessi. >> reporter: through thsoup kitchens they oerate, mosques and islamic centerslso serve as distribuon sites. those whoome in to pray are offered bags lamb to take home as arall non-muslims seeking food asstance. i'm kim lawt reporting. >> abernethy: that's o program for now. we have much more our website, iluding more of our terviews about writer flanne o'connor. you can comment on all ofur stories d share them. audio and video
development oject going on in the united states today. >> reporter: when it's completed in 2012, the new city center-- directly across the street from the church's temple-- will include millions of square feet of retail and office space. only the church knows the price tag and they declined to be interviewed for our story, but the project's cost is expected to top $1.5 billion dollars-- a price they're willing to pay to transform salt lake city. natalie gochnour is chief operating officer of the salt lake chamber of commerce. >> we have the headquarters of an international religion. we've hosted the world in the olympics. so, we want to build a world city. >> reporter: outsiders often don't know that in the city itself, a majority of residents are not mormon and some locals are concerned that the diversity of a vibrant downtown will give way to a squeaky-clean mormon enclave in city creekenter. daniel darger owns the blue iguana restaurant not far from temple square. >> there's no question in my mind it's going to fundamentally change the nature and the whole culture of that part of downtown.
. >> reporter: in the united states, recipients include places such as gleaner's community food bank of southeastern michigan. they partner with over 400 outlets in their network of feeding programs to distribute thousands of pounds of frozen lamb meat donated by the muslim community annually. >> it's a high protein item, and it's certainly the type of food product that we really like to provide during the winter months where you get a nice, hardy meal out of the donation. groups like the salvation army, the cabbage & soup kitchen, the saint vincent de paul society, and different feeding programs around town will be able to enjoy this blessing. >> reporter: through the soup kitchens they operate, mosques and islamic centers also serve as distribution sites. those who come in to pray are offered bags of lamb to take home as are all non-muslims seeking food assistance. i'm kim lawton reporting. >> abernethy: that's our program for now. we have much more on our website, including more of our interviews about writer flannery o'connor. you can comment on all of our stories and share them.
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